10 Gravity-Defying Cantilevered Homes
Ranging from the dramatic to the understated and modest, these 10 homes use suspension to thrilling effect.
A Young Family’s 200-Square-Foot RV Fits Two Bedrooms and a Playroom
Based in South Carolina, Jacqueline and Josh LaDue gave their 31-foot RV a makeover on a budget of just $2,000.
A Vancouver House Connects a Family
Generations come together in a pair of homes on a single property in Vancouver.
Family House with a Secret Room
This house on Lake Wenatchee in Washington was designed to be "cozy for two and comfortable for a crowd," as architect John...
A Renovation Makes a Brick Warehouse Family-Friendly in Alabama
In Alabama, a commercial building with a multifarious past begins a fresh chapter for a young family after a modern renovation.
A Bondi Beach Penthouse Designed For Barefoot Luxury
The design brief of this Sydney project was to evoke the "relaxed sophistication" of the popular Australian beach locale.
This Saltbox House Was Inspired by a Family’s Favorite Barbecue Grill
In designing a home to the highest standards of sustainability, Montreal firm L’Abri looked to the best qualities of a family’s...
It Took a Whole Family to Build This House
In upstate New York, two families unite to design a vacation house that will suit all their needs for years to come.
This 1930s Bungalow in Sydney Was Preserved in the Front and Updated in the Back
Breaking architectural conventions associated with suburban housing, this family home in Sydney’s leafy North Shore has its more...
A Mom of Three Masters Chic Child-Friendly Design at Her Family’s Home in Rotterdam
Parent and interior design newcomer Eva Goedegebuur’s Scandinavian-inspired home proves that good design is for kids and adults...
Sydney’s 1960s Oculus House Is for Sale After an Award-Winning Renovation
This curvaceous midcentury home is completely encircled by a flourishing garden.
An Epic Cantilevered Neutra House Hits the Market For $1.55M
Enjoy incredible views and the drama and glamour of a Richard Neutra design in this updated midcentury residence now on the...
A Dramatic Cantilevered Roof Creates a Spacious Terrace Overlooking Lake Michigan
Set atop a woodland ridge with views of Lake Michigan, this charred, timber-wrapped home boasts warm interiors and a functional...
A Former Vegemite Warehouse in Sydney Is Transformed Into a Colorful Family Home
This warehouse conversion by Ian Moore Architects also features an equine genetics laboratory and an enormous garage filled with...
This House Proves Art Galleries Can Be Super-Friendly
An Antwerp home blurs the boundaries between art and design.
A Compact House in Japan Is Defined by Dynamic Arches and Lush Courtyards
Arbol Design creates a tiny house in Osaka with a cantilevered front facade that appears to float above a garden floor.
A Streamlined Addition Revives a Gloomy Victorian in Sydney
The owners of this semi-detached, south-facing home asked the architects to bring in the light.
Before & After: An Eco-Friendly Family’s 400-Square-Foot Cottage Teems With Plant Life
A young couple, their son, and two rescue beagles model a grounded lifestyle from their Venice, California, tiny home.
Amazing Cantilevered Home in the Mountains
Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.
Four Generations and Counting, This House is a Family Affair
With Alvar Aalto in mind, a renowned Swedish architect crafts a serene home on a long-held family plot.
A Dramatic Cutout Wall and Other Surprises Define This Playful House
In Auckland, New Zealand, an architect cleverly uses roof supports and surplus soil to define space, both inside and out.
A Revamped Terrace House in Sydney Is an Audiophile’s Dream
A new addition at the rear of this slender, 1800s-built home is finely tuned for hi-fi listening.
This Japanese-Inspired House in Sydney Defies a Triangular Site
A challenging site prompts studioplusthree to get creative to bring light, views, and improved energy efficiency to this...
The Family Tree
For this San Diego family, the phrase "putting down roots" has taken on a whole new meaning.
Stay in a Tiny, Eco-Friendly House in a Portuguese Schist Village
Three former animal sheds take on new life as minimalist retreats in the tiny, rural village of Ferraria de São João in Portugal.
Thin, Mint: A Eco-Friendly House Rises in Compact Quarters
On a narrow site in Western Australia, Mountford Architects makes the most of a tight spot—with an eye to the future.
Sleek Scandinavian Design Permeates a Family’s Summer House in an Old Fishing Village
Completed in 2016, the courtyard home is a modern take on the traditional, brick-and-stone buildings in the seaside town.
Party-Friendly Apartment in Toronto
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Take a Modern British Holiday in a Gleaming Cantilevered Barn
Balancing Barn, a cantilevered rental house in England that sleeps eight guests, offers countryside views of both the ground and...
A House Sheathed in Metal and Oriented for Energy Efficiency Is a Brooklyn Family’s Upstate Haven
Architect Alessandro Ronfini of Demo Architects designs an award-winning passive house using a prefab-panel structure cloaked in...
A Former Corner Shop in Sydney Becomes a Family Home Full of Art Nouveau Flair
The sensuous residence draws inspiration from Scottish architect and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh and traditional Japanese...
A Sonoma Prefab That Celebrates a Family’s Passion for Cooking
Nestled in an apple grove in Sebastopol, California, the Orchard House is a rural idyll for the modern cook.
Simplicity Rules at this Family Beach House Designed to Double as a Rental
Robust materials and a flexible floor plan help the owners of an Australian vacation home reap maximum rewards.
A Budget Friendly Brownstone Renovation in Brooklyn
A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a...
7 Most Eco-Friendly Countertops
We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.
Defining an Architectural Canon From the Ground Up
The residents of Midland, Michigan, are leading the charge to document their community’s unique architectural history.

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